The sea islanders by Joyce West

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Published by Dent in London .

Written in English

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Statementwritten and illustrated by the author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.W5183 Se3
The Physical Object
Pagination[4], 152 p.
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5098383M
ISBN 100460057774
LC Control Number74170268
OCLC/WorldCa948649

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